Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice (Volume 2)

Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice (Volume 2)

By: Jonathan Houdmont (editor), Robert R. Sinclair (editor), Stavroula Leka (editor)Hardback

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Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice, Volume 2 continues a definitive reference series published in association with the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology (EAOHP) and the Society for Occupational Health Psychology (SOHP). The series summarizes state-of-the-art research and practice in the field of occupational health psychology. * Volume 2 of the most important and influential research series in the rapidly growing field of occupational health psychology * Presents state-of-the-art research along with its implications for real-world practice * Provides in-depth reviews of hot topics, including new work from several top international experts in the field * Volume 2 includes increased North American contributions, sourced by a dedicated North America editor

About Author

Dr. Jonathan Houdmont is a Lecturer in Occupational Health Psychology and Director of the Workplace Health & Wellbeing postgraduate studies program in the Institute of Work, Health and Organisations (IWHO) at the University of Nottingham, UK. His research interests focus on measurement and intervention issues in relation to work-related stress and psychosocial risk. Dr. Stavroula Leka is an Associate Professor in Occupational Health Psychology at IWHO and Director of its program of work for the World Health Organization. Her primary research interests are the translation of occupational health and safety knowledge and policy into practice, and psychosocial risk management. She has been awarded an early career achievement award in occupational health psychology by the American Psychological Association, US NIOSH and the Society of Occupational Health Psychology. She is Chair of the Education Forum of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology. Dr. Robert R. Sinclair is an Associate Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Clemson University. He is a founding member and Past-President of the Society for Occupational Health Psychology. His research appears in leading journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Journal of Occupational Health Psychology.


About the Editors vii Contributors ix Preface xiii 1 Organizational Politics and Occupational Health Psychology: A Demands-Resources Perspective 1 Simon L. Albrecht and Erin M. Landells 2 Employee Commitment and Well-being 19 John P. Meyer, Elyse R. Maltin, and Sabrina P. C. Thai 3 Developing Evidence-Based Occupational Health Psychology 36 Rob B. Briner 4 Understanding Mental Health Treatment-Seeking in High Stress Occupations 57 Thomas W. Britt and Anna C. McFadden 5 Humor as a Human Resource Tool in Organizations 74 Josje Dikkers, Sibe Doosje, and Annet de Lange 6 Predicting Abusive Supervision 92 M. Sandy Hershcovis and Alannah E. Rafferty 7 Designing Jobs for an Aging Workforce: An Opportunity for Occupational Health 109 Donald M. Truxillo, David M. Cadiz, and Jennifer R. Rineer 8 Moving Towards Positive Organizational Health: Challenges and a Proposal for a Research Model of Organizational Health Development 126 Georg F. Bauer and Gregor J. Jenny 9 New Directions in Positive Psychology: Implications for a Healthy Workplace 146 Clive Fullagar and E. Kevin Kelloway 10 The Management of Psychosocial Risks Across the European Union: Findings from ESENER 162 William Cockburn, Malgorzata Milczarek, Xabier Irastorza, and Eusebio Rial Gonzalez 11 The Public Health Perspective: Useful for Occupational Health Psychologists and Health and Safety Professionals? 184 Birgit A. Greiner 12 Presenteeism: A Short History and a Cautionary Tale 204 Gary Johns 13 Workload: A Review of Causes, Consequences, and Potential Interventions 221 Nathan A. Bowling and Cristina Kirkendall 14 Work, Stress and Health Behaviors 239 Nicola Paynev, Gail Kinman, and Fiona Jones Index 257 Contents of Previous Volume 269

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781119971047
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 290
  • ID: 9781119971047
  • weight: 594
  • ISBN10: 1119971047
  • edition: Volume 2

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